[License-discuss] Open source license with obligation to display an attribution?

Antoine Thomas antoine.thomas at prestashop.com
Tue Dec 4 09:47:54 UTC 2018

A possible use in case of "too many attribution/advertising clauses" is to
provide a link to a page with all licenses, dependencies, ...

You can see a simple example in Android or in the Spotify application, in
settings. There is a page called "Licenses".

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Antoine Thomas aka ttoine

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On Tue, 4 Dec 2018 at 10:31, David Woolley <forums at david-woolley.me.uk>

> On 04/12/2018 07:07, Simon.Cox at csiro.au wrote:
> > Is there an open source license that also includes an obligation on the
> > user to make public attribution of use of the software in a specific
> form?
> >
> The original BSD licence had an advertising clause, but advertising
> clauses are now considered a bad idea because effective use of the open
> source concept would result in user interfaces being cluttered by dozens
> of adverts.
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